| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:25 AM
A Chicago man was ordered held without bail Friday after a DuPage County grand jury indicted him for shooting a Bensenville clerk to death during a botched hold-up in January. Stephan A. Russell, 20, of the 3500 block of West Armitage Avenue, appeared...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:20 PM
An Evanston man who robbed a number of beauty salons and small shops throughout the Chicago area was sentenced today to 14 years in prison for four hold-ups in DuPage County, according to prosecutors.
Jason Logsdon, 42, pleaded guilty to armed robberies...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:27 PM
A Chicago man is being held in the DuPage County Jail after he was charged Thursday with threatening a witness in the investigation of the murder of a Bensenville store clerk in January, officials said.
Stephan A. Russell, 20, of the 3500 block of...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A second man has been charged in the shooting death of a Bensenville tobacco store clerk, DuPage County authorities said Saturday.
Tremayne Davis, 23, is due in bond court Sunday on charges of first-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and obstructing...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:07 PM
A parolee has been charged in the shooting death of a clerk at a Bensenville store as police search for the gunman in the slaying.
Kenneth Bardlett, 20, of Bellwood accompanied the man who fatally shot Hussein Saghir during an attempted holdup Jan. 19,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A West suburban man was arrested and charged in connection with two attempted robberies in Glen Ellyn, police said Wednesday.
Dwayne K. Smith, 22, of the 29W200 block of Lee Road near West Chicago, was charged with attempted aggravated robbery and...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The Bensenville Police Department released graphic surveillance video on Monday afternoon of what police believe was an armed robbery attempt that led to the village's first murder in 10 years.
Hussein Saghir, 36, was shot and killed as he and his...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Illinois employers announced they would lay off more than 500 workers in the coming weeks, according to notices filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Specialty Foods Group Inc., meat manufacturer, said it would...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 27-year-old Elmhurst man was charged Feb. 2 with driving under the influence, driving without headlights and improper lane use during a traffic stop at North and West avenues.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Along a busy roadway just west of O'Hare International Airport, Hussein Saghir appeared to try to reason with two robbers before he was fatally shot, according to a disturbing surveillance video released Tuesday.
Saghir and his brother — who...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Bail was set at $1 million today for a Chicago man who was shot and wounded after he allegedly pointed a gun at Bensenville police during a confrontation last month, authorities said.
Namar Davis, 24, of the 900 block of North LeClaire, is charged...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:53 AM
A 24-year-old man was injured as he traded gunfire with a Bensenville police officer during a foot chase Friday evening, police said.
About 6 p.m. Friday, police were called to an address in the 700 block of North Illinois Route 83 for a report of a...